Entries Tagged as U.S. - Maryland

Outrunning Summer Storms on the C&O Canal

A planned father and son, three-day bikecamping trip on the C&O Canal gets interesting, but the second day’s 50-mile ride becomes a point of pride.

Canalsploration

 

A fun-filled, rainstorm-dodging, out-and-back overnighter on the Western Maryland Rail Trail.

Cyrus Does the C&O

This is the story of how my eight-year-old son bagged his first real overnight bikepacking trip on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal.

Two days on the Great Allegheny Passage with a recumbent trike.

Gap Trail

 

With promising weather, some free time, and a recumbent trike, Martin made a last minute decision to ride part of the Great Allegheny Passage, a.k.a. the GAP, between Pittsburgh, PA and Cumberland, MD.

A Rail Trail Bike Overnight Great for Beginners!

Great for beginners! The Torrey C. Brown Trail and the The Heritage Rail Trail Park connect Ashland, MD and York, PA, making for the perfect rail trail, overnight excursion.

Harpers Ferry to D.C. and Back Again

So, I’ve been sent by my employer to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, for a three-week course.  What should I do over the weekends while at school? Hhhmmm, let’s see, I could ship my bike and finally get to do some of the rides I’ve read about in Adventure Cycling magazine and at BikeOvernights.org. That’s it! But Since I live in Arizona, the first thing I have to figure out is how to get my bike there.

An Island Getaway in Southern Delaware

One of my favorite destinations is Trap Pond State Park in southern Delaware. The pond was dammed in the late 18th century to power a saw mill. In the 1930s the area was developed for recreation by the Civilian Conservation Corps and it has been a Delaware State Park since 1951.